Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire– The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before. Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 outbreak that was in the news, we had record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and anticipate an ongoing upward trend for months and even years.

נווה פריצקי Canada, not too far from that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel. It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

“It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at ease abroad.

Israel received more tourists from around the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening to all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has already received over 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:

The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for designing and conducting promotional and marketing programs to advertise Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s impressive assortment of historical, cultural and culinary attractions – each perfect mix of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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